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LA Metro FY2023 Budget Signals Commitments to Public Safety, Equity

Monday, June 27, 2022

On May 26, 2022, the Los Angeles Metro Board of Directors voted to approve the agency’s $8.8 billion budget proposal for FY23. In addition to providing funding for transit service and two new rail lines - the K Line (Crenshaw/LAX) Phase I Extension and Regional Connector project - this year’s budget proposal reflects an agency-wide commitment to improving public safety.   The proposal includes an overall 12.5% budget increase in public safety expenditures since the previous ...

USC Price PhD Student Sue Dexter Wins Big at SCAG Regional Conference

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Sue Dexter, an urban planning and development PhD candidate in USC’s Sol Price School, won a prize of $1000 as a runner-up in a student showcase competition held by The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG).   SCAG, a metropolitan planning agency that spans six Southern California counties, held the competition during its annual regional conference, which occurred in Palm Springs from May 5th to May 6th this year.   To participate in the showcase ...

USC THRIVE Program Helps FIT Attendees Open Up

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Over the past year, the METRANS K-12 Futures in Transportation (FIT) Program provided participating students from the USC Hybrid High School with various enrichment opportunities. One such program was a pair of THRIVE workshops which gave the high schoolers a chance to engage with their classmates at a deeper level.   THRIVE is a collaboration between USC’s undergraduate student government, Campus Wellbeing and Education (CWE), and the Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational ...